History of the WWWF
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1975 saw Bruno Sammartino as the WWWF Champion, this was Bruno's second full year as champion on his second run.
The main challengers for Bruno's belt were Spiros
Arion, Waldo Von Erich, George Steele & Cowboy Bobby Duncum
The year started with The Valiant Brothers as WWWF Tag Team Champs.
Victor Rivera & Dom Denucci beat The Valiants in a 2/3 fall match. This was one of the most exciting bouts of the year.
In August of 1975 Victor Rivera gave up his half of the tag title, Dom DeNucci picked Pat Barrett as his new partner.
Blackjack Mulligan & Blackjack Lanza defeated Denucci & Barrett in the fall of 1975.
In November Tony Parisi & Louis Cerdan defeated the Blackjacks to win the titles.
Top 10 WWWF Wrestlers of 1975
1. Bruno Sammartino
2. Spiros Arion
3. Ivan Putski
4. Victor Rivera
5. Andre The Giant
6. Cowboy Bob Duncum
7. Blackjack Mulligan
8. Chief Jay Strongbow
9. Waldo Von Erich
10. George Steele
WWWF Fantasy card from 1975
(All matches did take place but not in the same evening)
Butcher Vachon vs Tony Altimore
Pat Barrett vs Davey O'Hannon
Bugsy McGraw vs Dean Ho
Dom DeNucci vs Blackjack Mulligan
Haystacks Calhoun vs Waldo Von Erich
Gorilla Monsoon & Larry Zbyszko vs Killer Kowalski & Cowboy Bob Duncum
Victor Rivera vs Greg Valentine
Spiros Arion vs Chief Jay Strongbow
Ivan Putski vs Ivan Koloff
Bruno Sammartino vs Ernie Ladd
Misc 1975 WWWF
Some of the big news for 1975 was the heel turn of Spiros Arion. In a match against Killer Kowalski Chief Jay Strongbow interfered on behalf of Arion. After Arion gets dis-qualified he turns on Strongbow and feuds with Strongbow & Sammartino.
Victor Rivera left the WWWF to compete in the IWA.
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